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Kenya Boxing Results at the 1992 Olympics

The 1992 Olympics were held in Barcelona Spain. Kenya had performed very well in the previous Olympics. However, in the intervening four years, the world of amateaur boxing had changed dramatically. A new computerized scoring system was introduced and Kenyan … Continue reading

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Kenya Boxing team results at the 1991 All Africa games

The 1991 All Africa games were held in Cairo Egypt. Four years earlier in Nairobi, Kenya had won 8 gold medals in boxing. But their fortunes plunged significantly in 1991. On that occassion, only one Kenyan made it to a … Continue reading

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Kenya boxing results at the 1990 Commonwealth games

The 1990 Commonwealth games were held in Auckland, New Zealand. Kenya once again emerged as the boxing champions with 2 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 2 bronze. The gold medals came via Joseph Akhasamba and George “Foreman” Onyango. The … Continue reading

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Kenya boxing results at the 1988 Olympics

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    Kenya’s performance at the 1988 Olympics is the best ever by an African nation. Robert Wangila became the first African ever to win an Olympic gold medal. This is a feat that has not been replicated by any … Continue reading

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When Kenyan boxers were Kings

Today the mention of the Kenya boxing team does not capture the imagination of anyone. Whenever the Kenyan boxing team participates in any tournament, be it the All African games or the commonwealth games, one can expect perhaps a bronze … Continue reading

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